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Online grocery ordering, delivery and the future of retail

Executives for Blue Apron, retail grocery chains and quick-service restaurant companies say home delivery of perishable items will continue to grow.
Executives for Blue Apron, retail grocery chains and quick-service restaurant companies say home delivery of perishable items will continue to grow.
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Infographic: 3 trends that impact chicken purchases

When consumers make chicken purchases at supermarkets or food service establishment, taste, freshness and price are what they view most important
Taste, freshness and price are among the most important factors consumers consider when making chicken purchases at both a supermarket or at a food service establishment, according to a recently-released survey.
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Top 10 July poultry news stories, blogs

See what poultry-related topics interested WATTAgNet readers the most during the past month
Find out what the ten most read poultry news stories and blogs on WATTAgNet.com during the month of July.
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How to increase foodservice chicken sales

Driving growth requires that chicken producers cooperate with their foodservice customers to reverse the decline in purchase frequency, especially heavy buyers.
Driving growth requires that chicken producers cooperate with their foodservice customers to reverse the decline in purchase frequency, especially heavy buyers.
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Infographic: Consumers report chicken purchase patterns

Consumers reveal slight decline in chicken purchases when compared to previous year
After a year of growth in 2016, chicken purchases in United States supermarkets and food service establishments remained high, but returned to 2015 levels during the first part of 2017, according to a recent survey that asked U.S. consumers to recall their recent chicken purchases.
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Animal rights activists, NRA use similar tactics

When it comes to implementing change, two distinctly different causes take similar avenues
The animal rights lobby and the National Rifle Association may not seem to have much in common, but a former executive with Tyson Foods sees a striking similarity.
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3 poultry health risks when antibiotics aren’t used

Elimination of antibiotics creates wet litter problems, which increase odds of three health problems in broilers, specialist says
The production of broilers without the use of antibiotics is a rapidly growing trend, but cutting antibiotic use does have its drawbacks, said Matthew Salois.
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Poultry consumers more interested in worker treatment

Working conditions, employee pay and training are of increasing importance to shoppers
As chicken consumers have become more socially conscious, they are also increasingly more concerned about how the companies that produce their food treat the people who helped bring it to their plate.
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